Story: Higgs, Avis Winifred

'Rushcutters Bay', c.1944

An abstract collage of shops combining industrial buildings, vehicles, fences, and other shapes, in blue ink on a white background.

Women’s wartime experiences provided Avis Higgs with the inspiration for this textile design, which was named after the Sydney district where Silk & Textile Printers Ltd was based. 

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How to cite this page:

Douglas Lloyd-Jenkins. 'Higgs, Avis Winifred', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 February 2024)